Subway, Bus, Tramway and Trains

Barcelona public transportation system is integrate and quite cheap.

Metro de Barcelona.

Subway is the most popular and easy for visitors and locals. Subway system connets city center with the suburbs. In Barcelona  there’re buses, tranway and regular trains too.

Here’s some tips about Barcelona public transportation:

Barcelona Subway Ticket

Barcelona Public Transportation T10


  • Get a T10, it costs around 10 €, it has 10 tickets, it can be used by different people because it’s multipersonal ticket and it works for subway, bus and train. T10 can be used during moths
  • Subway system has 12 different lines, with different colors
  • The most useful subway lines for arriving to tourist sites are: L1 (Red Line) L2 (Purple Line) L3(Green Line) L4 (Yellow Line) L5 (Blue Line)
  • L1 and L3 are the most ancient subway lines. L1 connects the city from south to north. L3 connects from East, Mediterranean Sea, to West, Collserola Mountains
  • Catalonia Square is very strategical and the heart of Barcelona. It has subway station, Catalunya from L1 and L3 and train station
  • One easy way to arrive to Sagrada Familia is by subway, there’re two lines arriving L5 and L2
  • L3 follows the most popular avenues Ramblas and Paseo de Gracia, you got a lot of sites to visit: Boqueria Food Market, Gothic District and Gaudi master pieces: Guell Palace, Batllo House and Pedrera
  • Subway is quite safe, make sure you take care of you staff and you should not worry about crime or pick pockets
  • Bus number 24 arrives to the north entrance of Park Guell, it’s the most easy and cheap way to arrive, but it uses to be very busy
  • Vallcarca and  Lesseps are two stops from L3 near to Park Guell, but you should walk about 15′ to arrive
  • L4 arrives to the beach and sailor neighborhood
  • Sants is the Central Train Station. In there you can get the fast train AVE and arrive in 2,5 hours to Madrid and in 30′ to Girona